Monthly Archives: April 2013

Blood from a turnip, water from a rock

Whenever we whined of teen drama that we just HAD to set right my best friend’s mama would always say to us “well baby, you can’t squeeze blood from a turnip or water from a rock.” It has taken growing … Continue reading

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Of good cheer

The ceiling of the hospital infusion center is festooned with cheery scenes of blue sky and cherry blossoms in bloom. It is a faux pastoral collage designed to take our minds off the pain. I sit dutifully after the nurse … Continue reading

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